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Disbarment recommended for one-time Shreveport attorney who allegedly cashed checks belonging to former law firm

By Karen Kidd | May 31, 2019

NEW ORLEANS (Louisiana Record) – Jacksonville, Florida, attorney Stacy Michele Young faces disbarment for allegedly cashing checks that belonged to her former Shreveport law firm following a recommendation issued May 28 by a Louisiana Attorney Disciplinary Board (LADB) hearing committee.

Hearing committee recommends against readmitting disbarred Alexandria attorney

By Karen Kidd | May 30, 2019

NEW ORLEANS (Louisiana Record) — Voluntarily disbarred Alexandria attorney William Francis Henderson could see his latest request to be admitted denied following a recommendation issued May 29 by a Louisiana Attorney Disciplinary Board (LADB) hearing committee.

LADB recommends probation for attorney's 'incredibly sloppy' bookkeeping

By Karen Kidd | May 24, 2019

NEW ORLEANS — New Orleans attorney Donald Joseph Melancon faces possible deferred suspension and probation following a recommendation issued May 21 by a Louisiana Attorney Disciplinary Board (LADB) hearing committee over allegations he mishandled his client trust account.

Former St. Tammany assistant DA on probation after she was fired over alleged drug theft

By Karen Kidd | May 22, 2019

NEW ORLEANS (Louisiana Record) — Covington attorney and former 22nd Judicial District assistant district attorney Kimberly Elizabeth DeBrock, fired last year after her arrest for allegedly stealing prescription medication, is on probation following a May 20 Louisiana Supreme Court attorney disciplinary proceeding.

Baton Rouge attorney reinstated following suspension over 2015 domestic violence conviction

By Karen Kidd | May 22, 2019

NEW ORLEANS (Louisiana Record) — Baton Rouge attorney Stephen J. Holliday, suspended over a domestic abuse conviction, has been conditionally reinstated following a May 20 Louisiana Supreme Court order.

Disgraced Orleans juvenile judge receives year of retroactive suspension, ordered to pay costs

By Karen Kidd | May 22, 2019

NEW ORLEANS (Louisiana Record) — Suspended Slidell attorney and former Orleans Parish Juvenile Court Judge Yolanda Julie King was placed on retroactive suspension in a May 20 Louisiana Supreme Court attorney disciplinary proceeding in a long-running disciplinary proceeding.

Baton Rouge attorney and former judge agrees to suspension after taking job with state

By Karen Kidd | May 22, 2019

NEW ORLEANS (Louisiana Record) — Baton Rouge attorney and former judge Richard C. "Ric" Oustalet Jr. has agreed to suspension following a May 20 Louisiana Supreme Court attorney disciplinary proceeding and an office of disciplinary counsel investigation and formal charges.

Former Orleans Parish assistant district attorney agrees to public reprimand

By Karen Kidd | May 22, 2019

NEW ORLEANS (Louisiana Record) — Longtime Covington attorney and former Orleans Parish assistant district attorney Alan B. Tusa has agreed to a public reprimand following a May 20 Louisiana Supreme Court attorney disciplinary proceeding and an office of disciplinary counsel (ODC) investigation.

Mandeville attorney again suspended following alleged 2014 trust account overdraft

By Karen Kidd | May 22, 2019

NEW ORLEANS — Already suspended Mandeville attorney Christine Y. Voelkel has again been suspended following a May 20 Louisiana Supreme Court attorney disciplinary proceeding over two sets of formal charges, including an alleged client trust account overdraft.

Panel recommends suspension for New Iberia attorney who pleaded guilty to election law violations in judgeship bid

By Karen Kidd | May 17, 2019

NEW ORLEANS (Louisiana Record) – New Iberia attorney and former judge candidate Shane Errol Romero faces suspension following a recommendation issued May 14 by a Louisiana Attorney Disciplinary Board (LADB) hearing committee and his 2016 guilty plea regarding campaign financing of an inflammatory political flier.

Baton Rouge attorney suspended for allegedly assisting non-lawyers to practice law

By Karen Kidd | May 13, 2019

NEW ORLEANS (Louisiana Record) — Baton Rouge attorney Dante Jerome Butler is on partially deferred suspension following a May 8 Louisiana Supreme Court attorney disciplinary proceeding over allegations he improperly shared legal fees earned by non-attorneys at a quasi-legal center in St. Tammany Parish.

Kenner attorney on partially deferred suspension over alcohol-related arrests dating to 1993

By Karen Kidd | May 13, 2019

NEW ORLEANS (Louisiana Record) — Kenner attorney John Julius Steger IV is on partially deferred suspension following a May 8 Louisiana Supreme Court attorney disciplinary proceeding over multiple alcohol-related arrests stretching back to 1993.

Alabama attorney reinstated and indefinitely suspended in Louisiana following Supreme Court order

By Karen Kidd | May 9, 2019

NEW ORLEANS (Louisiana Record) – Alabama attorney Evelyn Shahan Adams has been reinstated and indefinitely suspended on an interim basis following a May 1 Louisiana Supreme Court order.

Baton Rouge attorney voluntarily suspended following DUI arrest

By Karen Kidd | May 8, 2019

NEW ORLEANS (Louisiana Record) – Baton Rouge attorney Connie M. Easterly has been voluntarily suspended following a May 6 Louisiana Supreme Court attorney disciplinary proceeding after being charged with driving under the influence of alcohol.

Two attorneys suspended, one reprimanded in separate Louisiana Supreme Court actions

By Karen Kidd | May 7, 2019

NEW ORLEANS (Louisiana Record) — Two attorneys have been suspended and one reprimanded following May 6 Louisiana Supreme Court actions.

North Carolina attorney reciprocally disciplined by Louisiana high court following D.C. suspension

By Karen Kidd | May 1, 2019

NEW ORLEANS (Louisiana Record) — North Carolina attorney Warner H. Anthony Jr. has been reciprocally suspended following an April 29 Louisiana Supreme Court attorney disciplinary proceeding regarding his alleged mishandling of a married couples U.S. Tax Court case.

Baton Rouge attorney conditionally reinstated following gambling addiction treatment

By Karen Kidd | May 1, 2019

NEW ORLEANS (Louisiana Record) — Baton Rouge attorney Julie Ann Fusilier, suspended over her arrest in 2014 after she allegedly broke into her ex-husband home and stole jewelry so she could gamble, as been reinstated following an April 29 Louisiana Supreme Court decree.

New Orleans attorney put on probation over alleged false information on quitclaim deed

By Karen Kidd | May 1, 2019

NEW ORLEANS (Louisiana Record) — New Orleans attorney Cherie Elizabeth Teamer has been placed on a fully deferred suspension following an April 29 Louisiana Supreme Court attorney disciplinary proceeding over allegations she provided false information about signatures on a quitclaim deed.

Hearing panel backs deferred suspension for Gretna attorney over alleged trust account negligence

By Karen Kidd | May 1, 2019

NEW ORLEANS (Louisiana Record) — Gretna attorney Connie Phuong Trieu faces possible suspension following a recommendation issued April 29 by a Louisiana Attorney Disciplinary Board (LADB) hearing committee over allegations she failed to fully disburse trust account funds.

Suspension recommended for Baton Rouge attorney alleged to have mishandled uncle's discrimination case

By Karen Kidd | Apr 29, 2019

NEW ORLEANS (Louisiana Record) — Baton Rouge attorney Anna M. Jackson faces possible suspension following a recommendation issued April 26 by a Louisiana Attorney Disciplinary Board (LADB) hearing committee over her mishandling of her uncle's racial discrimination case.

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